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Golden Paintbrush Award

This is our 1st ever Golden Paintbrush Award. This is a new tradition for Saluda School. Only one person from each class will receive this award at Christmas for the Fall, and at the end of the year for the Spring.This award is given to those students who come into Art quietly and respectfully. This...

Force and Motion

Mrs. Rackley’s 5th graders have been learning about force and motion. One of the activities they complete during this unit is to build a car out of K’Nex. The students test the car on different surfaces and have design challenges to see if their car can carry wooden blocks.

Three Kings Day

First grade students celebrated the 12th Day of Christmas, otherwise known as Three Kings Day (or Old Christmas in Appalachia). As is the tradition in many Spanish speaking communities, students enjoyed a King Cake, shaped round like a crown and decorated with green, purple, and gold – symbolizing faith, justice, and power. Each student found...

Christmas Bazaar

We were still able to have our Christmas Bazaar this year.

Classroom News:

Golden Paintbrush Award

This is our 1st ever Golden Paintbrush Award. This is a new tradition for Saluda School. Only one person from each class will receive this award at Christmas for the Fall, and at the end of the year for the Spring.This award is given to those students who come into Art quietly and respectfully. This...
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Force and Motion

Mrs. Rackley’s 5th graders have been learning about force and motion. One of the activities they complete during this unit is to build a car out of K’Nex. The students test the car on different surfaces and have design challenges to see if their car can carry wooden blocks.
Read More . . .

Three Kings Day

First grade students celebrated the 12th Day of Christmas, otherwise known as Three Kings Day (or Old Christmas in Appalachia). As is the tradition in many Spanish speaking communities, students enjoyed a King Cake, shaped round like a crown and decorated with green, purple, and gold – symbolizing faith, justice, and power. Each student found...
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Christmas Bazaar

We were still able to have our Christmas Bazaar this year.
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Appalachia Christmas

Students in first grade at Saluda School learned about the history of Christmas in the Appalachian Mountains. With the help of Ms. Rogers and Ms. Searcy students sewed trees, strung fresh cranberry garland, and assembled buttons into the shape of trees. Additional ornaments were made in art class with Ms. Berryhill and by Elf Rogers...
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Making Ornaments

Mrs. Fletcher’s 2nd grade class read Night Tree by Eve Bunting and made bird seed ornaments. They also read How to Catch an Elf and made elf ornaments using pictures of ourselves. Fun was had by all. 
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Christmas Spirit

Mrs. Hamilton’s class learned what it is to have Christmas Spirit and how to share that spirit. They were able to make cards for a boys orphanage outside of Iquitos, Peru and wrote a letter explaining what it’s like in America at Christmas. They are now eagerly awaiting a response from the Peruvian boys! 
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Spirit Friday – Comfy/Cozy Day

Students participated in Comfy/Cozy Day for our Spirit Friday!
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